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Group Downgrades Cambodia Ranking Ahead of World Press Freedom Day

PHNOM PENH - For former Radio Free Asia reporter Yeang Sothearin, life took a drastic turn when Cambodian police came ...


Group Warns of 'Ruthless Crackdown' on Cambodian Journalists

PHNOM PENH - For former Radio Free Asia reporter Yeang Sothearin, life took a drastic turn when Cambodian police came ...


The Johor ruler's role in replacing the menteri besar

The Johor ruler's role in replacing the menteri besar Malaysiakini COMMENT - In Malaysia, including in the state of Johor, ...


Usno to sit out Sandakan by-election, back PBS candidate

Usno to sit out Sandakan by-election, back PBS candidate Malaysiakini SANDAKAN POLLS - United Sabah National Organisation (Usno) will not ...


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Iran's First Female Weightlifter Talks of Breaking Taboos

Although weightlifting has always been one of Iran's medal-winning fields in the Olympic Games and Asian Games, almost all Iranians ...

Proteas Women call up uncapped all-rounder, Luus captain

Cape Town - Twenty-three-year-old KwaZulu-Natal Coastal all-rounder, Nondumiso Shangase has been named as a potential new cap in the Proteas ...

Sri Lanka Muslims Attend Friday Prayers Amid Tight Security

With thousands of guards deployed across the country to provide security for places of worship, Muslims in Sri Lanka answered ...

Kim Jong Un Leaves Russia After Summit with Putin

VLADIVOSTOK, RUSSIA - North Korean leader Kim Jong Un paid his respects at a ceremony honoring the war dead Friday ...

Xi Seeks To Reassure Critics Over $1 Trillion Belt And Road Project

Chinese President Xi Jinping says his plan to recreate the old Silk Road is designed to increase and enhance international ...

Pull 'inhuman' women app, Saudi sisters tell tech giants

Two runaway Saudi sisters have urged Apple and Google to pull an "inhuman" app allowing men to monitor and control ...

International

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Kim warns Putin, North Korea may return to its original state

MOSCOW, Russia - North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has told Russian President Vladimir Putin, that the situation on the ...

Joe Biden to run in 2020

In a much anticipated announcement, former U.S. Vice President Joe Biden, who served two terms under Barack Obama, has announced ...

Saudi Arabia excecutions rile UN human rights chief

GENEVA, Switzerland - A wave of executions in cities across Saudi Arabia on Tuesday has brought a sharp rebuke from  ...

U.S. woman who sold state secrets to Chinese spies enters guilty plea

WASHINGTON DC - A former U.S. State Department official with TOP SECRET security clearance has admitted providing documents to China ...

Palestinian boy who tried to flee Israeli captors is shot in both legs

WEST BANK, Palestinian territories - A bound and blindfolded 15-year old Palestinian schoolboy has been shot in both legs because, ...

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Dollar and stocks range-bound in Asia

SYDNEY, Australia - Stocks in Australia drifted lower on Friday in a gloomy end to the week. Only the Australian ...


Euro and pound under pressure, U.S. stocks mixed

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks ended mixed on Thursday as investors fretted over second quarter earnings, oil prices, ...


EcoOnline in Limerick opens new 7,000 square foot office

LIMERICK, Ireland - Norwegian IT firm EcoOnline is to double the size of its operation in Ireland. EcoOnline which supplies ...


Truckload freight company hit with accounting fraud charges

WASHINGTON DC - The Indianapolis-based Celadon Group Inc. has agreed to a settlement including the payment of $7 million in ...


Carlos Ghosn to be freed from prison on bail

TOKYO, Japan - Despitre facing new charges former Nissan Chairman Carlos Ghosn is to be released from jail. The Tokyo ...


U.S. dollar dominates on U.S. markets

NEW YORK, New York - Equities took a back seat on U.S. markets on Wednesday as the dollar moved to ...


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Hyatt Regency New Orleans

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